The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 448 397 442
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +45
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 180 231 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.55% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 79 73
Average daily rate
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£365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £523 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 21 14
Average hourly rate £25.12 £18.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.94% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £14.75 £17.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £22.50 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £16.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+52.42% -5.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 165 £365 -2.66% 29
South East -22 65 £325 -13.33% 4
London -45 42 £400 -5.60% 16
Hampshire -26 31 £313 +4.02% 2
Berkshire +5 17 £450 +20.00%
North West -23 17 £440 +39.68% 2
North East -17 14 £308 -15.75%
Tyne and Wear -17 14 £300 -17.80%
Scotland -1 13 £330 +4.34%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 13 £308 -15.75%
Gosport -5 12 £400 -
Yorkshire -23 10 £275 -21.42%
City of London +4 9 £400 -11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -16 9 £275 -21.42%
Leeds -20 9 £275 -21.42%
Reading -3 8 £413 -
South West -10 8 £769 +56.88% 4
Manchester -16 7 £253 -18.21% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £300 -
West Lothian - 7 £330 -
Livingston - 7 £330 -
Plymouth - 6 £813 -
Devon - 6 £813 -
Surrey -3 5 £391 -25.33%
Oxford - 5 £300 -
Hook +5 4 £306 +2.08%
Middlesex +5 4 £371 -12.30% 1
West Midlands +1 4 £360 +15.20% 1
East Midlands -5 4 £275 +83.33% 1
Cheshire -5 4 £440 - 1

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 99 (28.95%) ITIL
2 96 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 80 (23.39%) HP
4 79 (23.10%) Security Cleared
5 63 (18.42%) Finance
6 62 (18.13%) Project Management
6 62 (18.13%) HTML
7 59 (17.25%) SC Cleared
8 53 (15.50%) Test Scripting
8 53 (15.50%) SQL
9 50 (14.62%) Service Management
10 44 (12.87%) SharePoint
11 43 (12.57%) MS Excel
11 43 (12.57%) .NET
12 42 (12.28%) Change Management
12 42 (12.28%) ITSM
12 42 (12.28%) ISTQB
13 41 (11.99%) UNIX
14 39 (11.40%) Oracle
15 38 (11.11%) JavaScript
16 36 (10.53%) Content Management
17 35 (10.23%) Test Strategy
18 34 (9.94%) Incident Management
18 34 (9.94%) Java
18 34 (9.94%) ServiceNow
19 33 (9.65%) MS Office
19 33 (9.65%) Automated Testing
20 32 (9.36%) CMDB
20 32 (9.36%) ASP.NET
21 31 (9.06%) Problem Management

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (12.87%) SharePoint
2 28 (8.19%) CMS
3 7 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (2.05%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.46%) Confluence
5 4 (1.17%) Lync
6 3 (0.88%) Apache
6 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.58%) IIS
7 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.58%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
8 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 43 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.65%) MS Office
3 11 (3.22%) MS Project
4 9 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.17%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.22%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) assyst
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.29%) Agresso
5 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.17%) Taleo
1 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.58%) Yammer
2 2 (0.58%) SaaS
2 2 (0.58%) PaaS
2 2 (0.58%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) IaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.51%) SAN
2 10 (2.92%) Intranet
3 8 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.46%) FTP
5 3 (0.88%) PBX
6 2 (0.58%) DHCP
6 2 (0.58%) Firewall
6 2 (0.58%) Wireless
6 2 (0.58%) DNS
6 2 (0.58%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.29%) NAS
7 1 (0.29%) LDAP
7 1 (0.29%) ISDN
7 1 (0.29%) LAN
7 1 (0.29%) SMS
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.29%) WAN
7 1 (0.29%) VPN
7 1 (0.29%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.75%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.88%) Big Data
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.58%) IDOL
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.58%) DB2
7 2 (0.58%) ObjectStore
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.75%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.46%) JIRA
3 4 (1.17%) Subversion
3 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.58%) Grunt
5 2 (0.58%) gulp
5 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.29%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.29%) JUnit
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 63 (18.42%) Finance
2 15 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.09%) Banking
4 12 (3.51%) Retail
5 5 (1.46%) Legal
6 4 (1.17%) Publishing
6 4 (1.17%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.17%) Marketing
7 3 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.58%) Law
8 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.58%) Front Office
8 2 (0.58%) German Language
8 2 (0.58%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.58%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (22.51%) Analyst
2 34 (9.94%) Test Analyst
3 30 (8.77%) Developer
4 28 (8.19%) Architect
5 22 (6.43%) Project Manager
5 22 (6.43%) Consultant
6 21 (6.14%) Test Leader
7 20 (5.85%) ServiceNow Developer
8 16 (4.68%) Tester
9 13 (3.80%) Service Analyst
10 12 (3.51%) Service Manager
11 11 (3.22%) Support Analyst
11 11 (3.22%) Applications Support
11 11 (3.22%) Business Analyst
12 10 (2.92%) Test Specialist
12 10 (2.92%) Knowledge Manager
13 9 (2.63%) Team Leader
14 8 (2.34%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (2.34%) Incident Manager
14 8 (2.34%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (18.13%) HTML
2 43 (12.57%) .NET
3 32 (9.36%) ASP.NET
4 30 (8.77%) CSS
5 29 (8.48%) JSP
5 29 (8.48%) Web Services
6 25 (7.31%) XML
7 6 (1.75%) jQuery
8 5 (1.46%) HTML5
9 4 (1.17%) REST
10 3 (0.88%) JSON
11 2 (0.58%) CSS3
11 2 (0.58%) Sass
11 2 (0.58%) LESS
11 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.29%) Natural Language Processing
12 1 (0.29%) SailPoint
12 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.36%) CMDB
2 31 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.48%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.05%) Taxonomies
5 6 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.17%) User Experience
6 4 (1.17%) Social Media
6 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.17%) GIS
7 3 (0.88%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.58%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.58%) Copywriting
8 2 (0.58%) Wiki
8 2 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.58%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.58%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.58%) FMCG
8 2 (0.58%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.99%) UNIX
2 26 (7.60%) Linux
3 22 (6.43%) Windows
4 8 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.17%) VME
6 4 (1.17%) HPUX
7 2 (0.58%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.95%) ITIL
2 62 (18.13%) Project Management
3 53 (15.50%) Test Scripting
4 50 (14.62%) Service Management
5 42 (12.28%) Change Management
5 42 (12.28%) ITSM
6 36 (10.53%) Content Management
7 35 (10.23%) Test Strategy
8 34 (9.94%) Incident Management
9 33 (9.65%) Automated Testing
10 31 (9.06%) Problem Management
11 30 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (8.19%) Migration
13 25 (7.31%) Workflow
13 25 (7.31%) Test Automation
13 25 (7.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (7.02%) Risk Analysis
15 21 (6.14%) CRM
15 21 (6.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.50%) SQL
2 38 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 34 (9.94%) Java
4 20 (5.85%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.22%) C#
6 4 (1.17%) VB
7 3 (0.88%) C
8 1 (0.29%) Perl
8 1 (0.29%) ABAP
8 1 (0.29%) VBA
8 1 (0.29%) VB6
8 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 79 (23.10%) Security Cleared
2 59 (17.25%) SC Cleared
3 42 (12.28%) ISTQB
4 30 (8.77%) Degree
5 27 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 26 (7.60%) ISEB
7 21 (6.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 19 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (4.68%) MCITP
11 10 (2.92%) DV Cleared
12 4 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.17%) APMP
13 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.58%) MCSE
14 2 (0.58%) CCNP
14 2 (0.58%) CCNA
14 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
15 1 (0.29%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.68%) QA
2 12 (3.51%) SLA
3 6 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.29%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) HL7
4 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.46%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (3.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.17%) SCCM
3 3 (0.88%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.58%) SCOM
4 2 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.29%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.29%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.29%) OpenView
5 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 96 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 80 (23.39%) HP
3 39 (11.40%) Oracle
4 34 (9.94%) ServiceNow
5 29 (8.48%) BMC
6 22 (6.43%) CA
7 21 (6.14%) Cisco
8 12 (3.51%) Citrix
8 12 (3.51%) Remedy
9 9 (2.63%) VMware
10 7 (2.05%) ArcSight
11 6 (1.75%) Tripwire
11 6 (1.75%) Symantec
12 5 (1.46%) SAP
12 5 (1.46%) IBM
13 4 (1.17%) Siebel
13 4 (1.17%) ICL
14 3 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (0.88%) Avaya
14 3 (0.88%) Cyber-Ark
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